Assistant Restaurant Manager

Nov 10 2023
53 By The Sea |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

53 By the Sea

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Who we are: 

With sweeping views of the Kaka’ako oceanfront and a commitment to culinary excellence, 53 By The Sea is one of the island’s premier fine dining venues. At 53 By The Sea, we pride ourselves in our passion for providing genuine and authentic care in all aspects of our service. Our team consists of some of Hawaii’s most talented and passionate leaders in the food and beverage industry, who strive to continually elevate our guest experience. We seek to equip our teams with the resources, freedom, and guidance needed to provide world class service. If you are looking to join a comfortable, growth oriented work atmosphere with a strong passion and commitment for excellence, 53 By The Sea is the place for you!  

Our Philosophy: 

Each and every member of our team plays a crucial role towards our shared mission to make people happy by providing authentic and genuine service (Omotenashi). We believe that in order to make our guests happy, we need to do the same for our team! We aim to accomplish this by driving a supportive and growth oriented workplace culture for our team members. From our conversational family meals and team training opportunities to competitive pay and generous benefits, we strive to provide a workplace where team members can enjoy their work and thrive!
Position Overview: 

The Assistant Restaurant Manager supports the restaurant leadership team in the overall management of Front of House (FOH) operations at 53 By The Sea. Working closely with both FOH and BOH teams , the Assistant Restaurant Manager leads and supports as needed to ensure smooth and successful service throughout the restaurant. In partnership with the restaurant leadership team, the Assistant Restaurant Manager works to uphold the standards of excellence in all aspects of service at 53 By The Sea while driving a cooperative and team oriented environment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to the following: 

Supervision and Management

  • Supports with the leadership and management of all FOH restaurant staff
  • Works collaboratively with management team to create a healthy and productive culture in alignment with the company’s core values 
  • Leads and supports staff meetings, briefings, etc. as needed 

Restaurant Operations & Service

  • Assists managers and staff wherever needed to ensure service needs are met 
  • Shares relevant company information and history with guests and staff 
  • Trains and enforces restaurant procedures, standards, and policies 
  • Collaborates with division leaders throughout the company to ensure cohesive and effective operations 
  • Remains up to date on all food and beverage offerings, products, and services 
  • Assists with all opening and closing duties 
  • Administers restaurant POS and tip systems and procedures 
  • Supports on-premise and off-property promotions for the restaurant as needed 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • 2 -3 years of experience working in the restaurant industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience 
  • Relevant higher education degree in travel, hospitality or related field preferred but not required 
  • Experience in POS and cash-handling systems 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent communications skills
  • Must bring an empathetic and coaching oriented leadership style
  • Servsafe certification preferred but not required
  • TB Clearance is required to work in the restaurant
  • Manager Liquor Card License (obtain if hired) 

Company Benefits *Certain Eligibility Requirements Apply

  • 100% Covered Individual Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Generous paid time off and sick leave
  • Company Provided Parking or Bus Pass Reimbursement 
  • Personal Holidays 
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Lifestyle Benefits
    • Discounted Gym Membership
    • Discounted Movie Tickets 
    • Discounted Pet Insurance 
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Much More! 

To help expedite the hiring process for restaurants and food handling positions, we request that all applicants have the following document prepared and available for submission:

  • State of Hawaii required Tuberculosis (TB) test with satisfactory results, more info here:​uirements-2/

At Ocean Investments, we welcome and value the diversity of our team members and those we serve. Ocean Investments is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us at [email protected] if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other duties as assigned.